Tag Archives: Fender Jazz Bass

Happy Birthday Fender Jazz

This year is the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Fender Jazz Bass. In this video Ed Friedland takes a look at the 50th Anniversary Fender Jazz Bass and gives a great little history discussion on the Jazz.

60’s/70’s Fender Jazz Bass

There is plenty of debate about which is the best sounding Jazz bass era.  From what I’ve read and the opinions I’ve heard most seem to say the early 60’s was the best decade for Jazz basses. That is, before Leo Fender sold Fender to CBS in 1965. Production quality went downhill from this point […]

Get Me a Fender Jazz Bass!!

Technically I’m a shithouse bass player! My fingers are all jumbled up and all over the  place. I think ever even practiced scales on bass until about a year ago!!! I snobbed Fender. I dunno much about the world’s renowned soloist bassists … I can’t even hold a pick properly!!  I have done everything in […]

Five String Basses

As the Hondo II wasn’t cool enough for me and I also got my first “real” job, I began thinking about getting another bass guitar.  I didn’t really know what I was looking for or exactly why but I decided I would get something 5 string.  Five string basses were beginning to be used more in music […]